The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 21 from a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
Former Mississippi Attorney General Mike Moore said Friday that he and others on a new task force have already started examining contracts awarded by the Department of Corrections.
Four young Mississippians will have the opportunity to represent 4-H and the Mississippi State University Center for Government and Community Development as pages in the 2015 State Legislature.
The fire that destroyed three buildings at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum started by accident, the fire marshal said Thursday.
A federal appeals court has let stand the conviction of an Alabama woman sentenced to prison for kidnapping a girl from a Mississippi school.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that it won't reconsider its earlier ruling that a 2012 Mississippi abortion law is unconstitutional.
A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not explain to investigators why he had a park map with an "X'' drawn at the spot where she fell.
In-state tuition at eight public universities is likely to increase by an average of 3.2 percent this fall.
Tupelo High School and the University of Mississippi will provide Japanese language classes in the fall.
Modernist painter Andrew Bucci, whose work spanned nearly eight decades and appeared on a U.S. postage stamp, has died.
The Rebels and Bulldogs will collide in an Egg Bowl of a different sort on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. on the MSU intramural field.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday that he wants to cut income taxes for some Mississippians earning less than $53,000 a year as part of his 2016 budget proposal.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is expected to remain closed to the general public until Dec. 1.
The attorney for ex-state prisons chief Christopher Epps confirms Epps bought or leased his wife a car the day after he appeared in court to answer federal corruption charges.
A two-alarm fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum was believed to have started in a barn, but fire investigators were sifting through the charred debris to determine the exact cause, fire officials said Friday.
Three companies are now selling health insurance in Mississippi through a federal website created under the health overhaul that President Barack Obama signed into law.
At least two buildings were destroyed but no people or animals were killed or seriously injured as a large fire burned Thursday evening at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term "tar babies" to describe President Barack Obama's policies, but says "neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend."
Mississippi's Roger Wicker has been chosen as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
A federal judge heard five hours of arguments Wednesday about whether to overturn Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
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